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Beijing Chinese Restaurant

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Lakefield Avenue, Benoni 1501, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has been here for years and I eventually decided to pop in with a friend from out of town. A bad idea indeed.More rice than meat, more soup than veg, moe salt than anything else.Off hand service which was bizarre because there were 4 people in the place that day excluding waiters.They just didn't care!How they survive is... More 

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Benoni, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Probably one of the very best quality Chinese meals my wife and I have eaten in South Africa. There was an excellent selection of dishes typical of all the main food-regions of China. The portions were most generous and were most tastefully presented and tasted fabulous. The service was of the highest order. The cost of the dishes provided excellent... More 

Thank HerbTrokis
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016

On 10th October I took friends there as a treat for accommodating me during my stay in Benoni. The waitress had no clue. Two of us ordered food which arrived on sizzling iron platters. Sauce was spattering everywhere and spilled all over the tablecloth and almost onto our laps. The waitress brought 2 serviettes to cover the mess. The mushroom... More 

Thank jef123514
Benoni, South Africa
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Eew! Not a fan.. I don't like the food and I don't like the restaurant as a whole. Seems dirty. View of staff toilet puts me off completely. No, no, no!!

Thank 162colleenw
Boksburg, South Africa
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We went to this restaurant a few times during the years and found it ok. We were in the vicinity and decided to eat there again. It was totally disgusting. The waiters don't have a clue on what the food is or he drinks. The food was poor quality all mushy and full of msg and cornflower. Nothing that is... More 

Thank chantalm111
Benoni, South Africa
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217 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Not many Chinese Restaurants in Benoni, food is not very good, the sauce on the meats tastes like instant soup. Not very nice, the Zim waiters lack of understanding English is a bit of a problem. You have to give them a tip in secret, because the owners take there tips. Overall the food very average and not at all... More 

Thank Itchytwiggy
Johannesburg, South Africa
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We've been going to Beijing for a couple of years now. The food is authentic, always tasty, portions good. Very good value for money. The service is great and makes for a pleasant dining experience. Haven't ever had any complaints here. Try the steamed pork dumplings and wonton soup! Definately recommended for delicious chinese cuisine!

1 Thank W O
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Me and my hubby have been going too Beijing Restaurant for about 2 years now! And in the beginning it was amazing!! Service, food....Everything we wanted!! The sushi portions have decreased by half its original size, and if you ask for more ginger, you get told no, you cant have? and By mistake one night, we messed a little soy... More 

1 Thank Bernie D
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Had a Sunday lunch at Beijing, after not having been there for many years. My Mother in law, loves it and this is her favorite outing and lunch place in Benoni. Very friendly staff and quite a few people even though it was after 2.30 on a Sunday. I took my own wine and they did not even consider corkage... More 

1 Thank Chris G
Benoni, South Africa
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2013

The foos is always excellent, piping hot and the staff are great. Although we noticed the portions have decreased in size somewhat.

Thank Alison S

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  • Address: Lakefield Avenue, Benoni 1501, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Benoni
S26 10 43.3 E28 17 11.0

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